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Music To Write To: Rip Tide

Vance Joy’s Rip Tide has been stuck in my head for the past few days. The song is catchy, entertaining, and has some pretty informing lyrics. 176 more words

Writing

Read ahead with NetGalley (free prepub ebooks!)

A public librarian friend recently introduced me to NetGalley, “a service to promote titles to professional readers of influence. If you are a reviewer, blogger, journalist, librarian, bookseller, educator, or in the media, you can use NetGalley for FREE to request, read and provide feedback about forthcoming titles” (from the website at… 282 more words

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New Free Ebooks

You can access more free faith-based ebooks here.

Christianity

My Smart Phone is Dumb

I shuffled my way to the lady behind the customer service counter, “How come other people’s smart phones are smart and mine is dumb? I paid for a smart phone, but it doesn’t do anything.” 155 more words

PAYBACK is a bitch.

Apparently it violated some Amazon code of something or other blah blah, which is weird because I’ve written MUCH racier stuff as well as read much worse from other authors. 146 more words

HarperCollins eBook Bundling Pilot

Last week, it was announced that BitLit signed HarperCollins to an eBook bundling pilot. Essentially, the pilot program allows people to purchase a reduced-rate eBook version of books they already own in paper copy. 443 more words

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Pandora for Books?

Apple just bought something called BookLamp, which is described as being like ‘Pandora for books.’ These algorithmic recommendation thingies always strike me as weird and creepy, but they apparently work, or at least enough that a significant number of people use them. 28 more words